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🌱 A masterclass in modern farming: 23 ways agriculture can save the world

🌱 A masterclass in modern farming: 23 ways agriculture can save the world

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.” – Will Rogers It’s difficult to sum up the challenge we’re all facing. Our planet is on the brink, this much you know. Our capacity to innovate must (emphasis there on must) outweigh the degradation we’ve been causing for decades. And

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⚡ Championing conversation and cultural sustainability in fashion: meet FutureHero Samata Pattinson

⚡ Championing conversation and cultural sustainability in fashion: meet FutureHero Samata Pattinson

“If we don’t know what we’re saying to each other how can we move forward on a shared path?” Samata Pattinson is a British-born Ghanaian entrepreneur, whose head, heart and hands are busy at the intersection of business and design in an industry in need of urgent transformation. The fashion sector is becoming as famous

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Food as a portal into the future: FutureHero Carolyn Steel

Food as a portal into the future: FutureHero Carolyn Steel

Guest post by Jonathan Minchin Urban visionary Carolyn Steel has captured the public imagination by giving us food as a way to understand how we live our lives and build our cities. With food at the centre of our civilisation, we have a medium to practically design an ideal world for the future and live a good

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FutureLeague Common Wealth: Activism gets theatrical

FutureLeague Common Wealth: Activism gets theatrical

The stage is a boxing ring, an empty house, a vast factory floor. The props have been taken from a nearby industrial wasteland, and the cast selected from the local community. This is Common Wealth Theatre: where bold stories are told with, by and for the people the actors represent. Since 2011, visionary dramatists Rhiannon

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FutureHero Steve Rader: NASA, Mars – and you

FutureHero Steve Rader: NASA, Mars – and you

The things NASA want to do next are “really, really hard”. There is a misconception NASA is concerned only with space, but they constantly collaborate with the greatest minds in biology and astronomy, and data experts – and are increasingly using crowdsourcing to come up with innovative solutions to hard problems. They were even responsible

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FutureHero Dan Barber: The chef planting hope

FutureHero Dan Barber: The chef planting hope

To read The Third Plate is not only to take an extraordinary journey in the company of chef and writer Dan Barber. It is to be a guest at the birth of a brilliant and important idea. His travels, investigations, reading and thinking go beyond an exploration of what ails our food systems – and

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FutureHero Richard Ballard: Growing greens in bomb shelters

FutureHero Richard Ballard: Growing greens in bomb shelters

A microgreen-fingered hydroponic hero is proving that ‘zero km’ is possible – in London’s disused bomb shelters. With his groundbreaking subterranean farm Growing Underground, Richard Ballard demonstrates how plants don’t need sunlight and that urban agriculture can help tackle food scarcity. Located 100 feet (33 metres) under the streets of London in a disused World War II air raid shelter,

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► Best Breakthrough Videos of 2016

► Best Breakthrough Videos of 2016

As we enter a new year, it’s time to look back at our recent videos for Project Breakthrough. Whether it’s the ex-American football player-turned-food saviour, the ex-Panamanian prisoner demanding transparency or the ex-travel writer fighting toxics, these nine FutureHeroes all have one major thing in common. They are all ex-ponential leaders. And they’re all disrupting entire industries – from food to

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Mark Stevenson: The world is not over!

Mark Stevenson: The world is not over!

Given his job as a futurologist, a lot of fearful, liberally minded types have been asking Mark Stevenson what he thinks about the future in light of the new US president-elect. The world, some believe, is over. That’s it. The most powerful nation on Earth has chosen a childlike, racist and sexist bigot for its highest office. There

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FutureHero Marley Dias: Mini-literary activist

FutureHero Marley Dias: Mini-literary activist

Bored of only reading about “white boys and their dogs” at school, in 2015 an 11-year-old from New Jersey launched a book drive. She collected books from around the world with one thing in common; they all represented black girls or “girls like me”. Then she donated them to schools, starting in Jamaica. In one year #1000blackgirlsbooks amassed over

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FutureHero Rebecca Hosking: Wild at heart

FutureHero Rebecca Hosking: Wild at heart

The Devon dairy farmer’s daughter – who left the Pacific to come home and start a little revolution with Village Farm – on the way we see food, raise stock and treat our environment… Rebecca Hosking:  “Farming has always been making a mess of things. That started long before the modern era, although the speed of destruction has been

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